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Cape Heights Chardonnay 2019

14% abv

Don’t worry, its unoaked. Go on, try it, you might like it. Fruit is sourced from long-established vineyards on the Wellington/Swartland borders. Grapes are painstakingly hand-picked in the early morning to help keep them cool and fresh, and to preserve the perfumed jasmine notes and white stone fruit flavours. The wine is kept in contact with its lees to add breadth to the palate. Great with chicken and creamy pasta dishes. Brilliant value!

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The Chardonnay grapes for this unoaked wine are sourced from long established vineyards on the Wellington/Swartland borders of the Western Cape. This area receives little rainfall and the soil is a mixture of alluvial riverbed stones, decomposed granite and shale. The vines are low-trellised and the grapes are picked by hand in the early hours of the morning to retain their freshness. On arrival to the winery, grapes are chilled and the juice settled in tank prior to fermentation. A proportion of the grapes are full bunch pressed, the rest are destemmed and cold fermented. We keep the wine on its fine lees in stainless steel tanks for as long as possible prior to bottling.

£7.25inclusive of Duty and VAT

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From their beginnings in South Africa in 1994, they have been pioneers in the wild ferment style that has now been adopted by many producers in the region.
Exploring the country's amazing vineyards to make fabulous wines from specific sites and plots that scream location, location, terroir the home-grown South African winemaking team of JD Rossouw, Ryno Booysen and Pierre Louw drive the energy and enthuasiam for expressing the loveliest wines from their country. The key is knowing the characteristics of each plot, understanding the benefits each cultivar can bring, breaking rules and pushing boundaries. This combination of knowledge, a love of nature and science to create versatile, expressive and food-friendly wines from a country that has been making wine for 360 years.

Reference #:
4963
Strength
14 ABV
Bottles per Case
6 bottles
Grapes
Chardonnay
Organic
No
Biodynamic
No
Vegan
No
Vegetarian
No
Sparkling
No

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Where do you ship to and when will it arrive?

We use leading carrier DPD, providing a Track and Trace Next Day Service.

All orders confirmed by us before 12 noon will be eligible for next day delivery. Exact delivery date is dependent on collation of your order and will be confirmed to you in a subsequent email from you order confirmation.

Deliveries are normally between 09.00 and 17.00 Tuesday to Friday and a signature is required on receipt of delivery. (We do not ship on a Friday for Monday delivery unless specfically requested to do so).

If you are out a card is left, with an instruction to call the local depot to re-arrange delivery. Alternatively you can inform us to “leave safe”, “leave with a neighbour”, “leave in garage” etc. and we will pass this information onto the courier. Please remember that, in accordance with our Terms & Conditions, alcohol will only be left with persons over 18 Years Old.

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IV 3 to 11, IV14 to 28, IV 40 & IV 51 to 54, IV 63. KW 1 to 3 & KW 5 to 14. PH 33 to 41